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  • plastic or paper
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 18, 2021
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • Personal Storage
    • affordable moving

    Should You Use Moving Boxes or Plastic Bins?

    Should you store your items in boxes or plastic bins? Our experts compare which is better for your storage items.
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  • SMIRKY
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 12, 2021
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • affordable moving
    • Portable Storage

    How to Pack Framed Pictures for Moving

    Framed pictures can easily break during a move. Follow these steps one how to properly pack your framed pictures when moving. ​
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  • lampshades on fire
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 11, 2021
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Moving

    How to Pack Lamps for Moving

    Packing lamps for moving can be tricky. Follow these steps to make sure your lamps arrive safely. ​
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  • Youve Made It
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 29, 2021
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • affordable moving
    • Long Distance Move

    9 Questions to Ask Yourself When Preparing for a Long-Distance Move

    Moving to another state can be an exciting adventure, but at the same time it can also be quite stressful. It requires a great deal of organization to handle all of the logistics, so it’s best to really spend some time thinking things through. Prior to taking the leap and packing your bags, there are some critical questions to ask yourself so you can be fully prepared for what lies ahead.
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  • move in a hurry
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 21, 2021
     
     
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Portable Storage

    How to Pack in a Hurry and Still Stay Organized

    Need to pack for a last minute move? Check out these essential tips on how to pack in a hurry and still stay organized.
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  • pack fine china
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 23, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • affordable moving

    How to Properly Pack Dishes for Storage

    Expert tips on how to pack dishes for storage to make sure they don’t break.
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  • move out of your parents home
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 20, 2020
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    A Guide on How to Move out of Your Parents’ House

    A step-by-step guide on how to move out of your parents’ house.
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  • elders
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 21, 2020
     
     
    • Downsizing
    • affordable moving
    • Portable Storage

    Moving Elderly Parents Out of Their Home

    For many people the time will come when they are faced with the difficult task of moving their aging parents out of their home and into a retirement community. This can be both a physically and psychologically exhausting process for everyone involved. Elderly parents might not exactly welcome this change in their lives. They might be sad about leaving a home filled with memories and they might feel as if they have lost a sense of independence. If you have found yourself in this situation, the good news is that there are some great ways to get elderly parents excited about this new chapter in their lives while successfully transitioning them to a new home. The following tips can help guide you through each stage of this moving process
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  • apartments.com
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 16, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Downsizing
    • affordable moving

    Moving from a House to an Apartment

    As you prepare to make the move from a house to an apartment, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed with all of the changes. You are probably wondering how you will adjust to life with less space, but you should keep in mind that there are plenty of perks that come with apartment life. Sure you don’t have your own yard, but you also don’t have the responsibilities that come with yard maintenance. And while you might have less space, you also don’t have the expense of dealing with repairs when things break. Many apartments also come with some great amenities such as a pool and workout facility. So, whether you are downsizing, looking to save money, or you are living in an apartment temporarily, there are definitely some things to consider to make the adjustment smoother. Consider the following tips for a successful transition from a house to an apartment.
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  • piano key
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 07, 2020
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    Moving a Piano ​

    A piano is more than just a musical instrument. It is a piece of furniture, a work of art, and in some cases even a family heirloom. They are also extremely heavy and require some serious strength and meticulous attention in order to move them. The process of moving a piano is not the same as moving a sofa, a refrigerator, or any other large piece of furniture. In addition to being heavy, pianos are fragile instruments that contain hundreds of tiny parts. Beneath the wood frame, there are finely-tuned felt covered hammers, strings, keys, pedals, and a number of other complex mechanisms. As a result, pianos can easily be damaged when they are moved. In order to minimize the risk of damage to the piano and injury to the movers, consider these tips for how to move a piano safely.
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